Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

Northeastern University
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301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

The Bubbling Concern Over Two Beer Giants’ Blockbuster Merger

Prof Kwoka speaks about merger agency enforcement in this TIME.com July 26 article..
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Researchers to Study Health Impacts of Drought

Associate Professor Mindy Marks is co-principal investigator on the University of California research team awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the impact of water-delivery policies on health…
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Democrats Imitate Trust-Busting Teddy in Own Populist Appeal

In this July 18 Bloomberg article, Professor John Kwoka comments on merger enforcement policy..
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Trade policy, new unemployment numbers, discouraged workers

On Wednesday, July 13, Chair Bill Dickens spoke on WHYY Public Radio about the latest unemployment numbers…
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Upcoming Events


The Choice: Election 2016

The Myra Kraft Open Classroom Series
Michael Dukakis, Rachael Cobb and William Mayer
20 West Village F, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m…
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Leading International Economics journal to publish work by Bilge Erten

The IMF Economic Review has accepted a paper by Assistant Professor Bilge Erten for publication. The article, joint with Jose Antonio Ocampo, is entitled Macroeconomic Effects of Capital Account Regulations.

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Welcome Mindy Marks

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that Mindy Marks is joining the faculty as Associate Professor.

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On Capitol Hill

Vinny Armentano and Emily Weiss were in Washington DC June 28-29 meeting with members of the administration and presenting at the WISER forum.

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